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Daily Quiz #319

General Knowledge Quiz for 2 December 2009

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1

For what is "Halliwell's" is a reference book?

A
Motor racing
B
Cricket
C
Baseball
D
Film
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2

What is the name of the classic English horse race run at Epsom, two days after the Derby?

A
The Steeplechase
B
The Queen's Pace
C
The 1,000 Guineas
D
The Oaks
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3

What celebrity couple had a daughter named Frances Bean?

A
Kurt Cobain & Courtney Love
B
Annie Lennox and Dave Mathews
C
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills
D
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
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4

In March 2009, 53rd Street in New York city was renamed what?

A
Springsteen Street
B
Letterman Lane
C
U2 Way
D
Britney Spears Street
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5

Leon Trotsky, who had been Russia's foreign secretary from 1918 under Lenin, was exiled to Siberia in 1927 after Lenin's death. How did he die?

A
Shot by Russian forces as a spy, 1944
B
Worked to death in a gulag, 1931
C
Assassinated in Mexico, 1940
D
Shot while defending Stalingrad,1944
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6

With what do artists working in oils wash their brushes?

A
Oil
B
Water
C
Petrol
D
Turpentine
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7

What is the name for the centre of an atom?

A
Solar plexus
B
Nucleus
C
Orbit
D
Transport
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